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ID: 7000261
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000261

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Yemen (nation)  Yemen (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 047 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 47.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was seat of Minaean and other ancient kingdoms; traded with Babylon, then with Egypt by 14th century BCE; settled by Romans, Jews, Abyssinian Christians and Persians 1st-6th centuries; Islam arrived 628; Ayyubids, Rasulids, and Yemeni tribesmen ruled 12th-16th century; official language is Arabic, though English is also widely used.

Names:
Al Yaman (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Al-Yaman (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Al Jumhūriyyah al Yamaniyyah (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Al Jumhūrīyah al Yamanīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Yemen (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Yemen (Spanish-P,U,N)
Republic of Yemen (C,O,O,English,U,N)
Yemen, Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
Yémen (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République du Yémen (C,O,French,U,N)
República del Yemen (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Jemen (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Iêmen (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
Йемен (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Йеменская Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
也门 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
也门共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ا يٍمن (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةً ا يٍميةَ (C,O,Arabic,U)
YEM (C,O,ISO3L)
YE (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO887 (C,O,ISO3N)
YM00 (C,O,FIPS)
Yemeni (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Yemen (nation)  ........  Yemen (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Arabian Peninsula (general region)  ........  Arabian Peninsula (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Yemen (nation)  ............  Yemen (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Yemen (nation)  ........  Yemen (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  North & South Yemen united May 22, 1990
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
controlled region (C)  ............  by Egyptian Mamluks, Ottomans & Zaydis 16-18th cen.; by Britain in S, from late 19th cen.

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Ṣanʻā' .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Yemen, Ṣanʻā') [7004338]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1947

Sources and Contributors:
Йемен..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Йеменская Республика..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
也门..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
也门共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
ا يٍمن..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
الجهور ةً ا يٍميةَ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 751
Al Jumhūrīyah al Yamanīyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Al Jumhūriyyah al Yamaniyyah..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Al-Yaman..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
.................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 402
Al Yaman..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Iêmen..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
ISO887..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
Jemen..........  [VP]
..............  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1578
República del Yemen..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Republic of Yemen..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 735
................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Yémen..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-40
YE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
YEM..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-40
Yemen..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 834 ff.
..............  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 109
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1361
Yémen..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 30 July 2009
Yemeni..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 41
Yemen, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 735
YM00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 98
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 735
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 751
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 1578
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 834 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 22
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-12, III-40
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 98
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 402
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) 109
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 92
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 41
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1361
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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